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This summer is likely to be hotter than normal, says IMD forecast

Northwest India comprises UP, Rajasthan, Delhi, Punjab, and Haryana. Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh are parts of central India, while Gujarat and Maharashtra come under west India.

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The water level in major reservoirs as of February 20 was 101.87 billion cubic metres (BCM) — 54 per cent more than in the corresponding period last year.

Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
This summer is likely to be hotter than usual in most parts of northwest, west, central, and south India, according to the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD’s) forecast released on Thursday. In the remaining meteorological subdivisions, the average temperature is expected to be near normal in the summer months (March to May).

Northwest India comprises UP, Rajasthan, Delhi, Punjab, and Haryana. Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh are parts of central India, while Gujarat and Maharashtra come under west India.

Day temperatures are likely to be above normal by 0.5 degree Celsius over Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir, Haryana, Chandigarh, western Uttar Pradesh, eastern
Topics : Summer IMD

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First Published: Feb 28 2020 | 1:34 AM IST

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